The Fumee Lake Natural Area has a number of unique features. Fumee Lake and Little Fumee Lake provide a total of five miles of undeveloped shoreline. In addition to wetlands, 507 acres of surface water holds a fishery deemed "very remarkable and unique"by MI DNR. The area has been home to a number of rare or threatened species including the Bald Eagle, Common Loon, and seventeen species of orchids. Three plants on Michigan's Threatened Species list are found here: Walking Fern, Purple Cliff-brake and Marsh Grass of Parnassus. Canoeing, hiking, horse back riding, biking and bird watching. Photography in the spring, summer, and fall; Cross country skiing and snow shoeing in the winter months. Everyone is welcome to enjoy this four-season natural area. The Natural Area is open throughout the year and there is no admission fee. Trails vary in length, difficulty and terrain.